You probably know Google’s tendency to mess with the business info you put in your Google My Business dashboard. Whether Google emptied fields you filled out, or “corrected” basic facts about your business, or injected info that may be 100% wrong, … [Continue reading] about What to Do If Google Auto-Updates Your Google My Business Info and Gets It Wrong
This is an unofficial sequel to my February 2019 post called “Google Maps Spam Patrol: Why You Need to Do It, and 10 Tips to Make It Doable.” In that post I explain why you should keep your competitors’ Google Maps / 3-pack spam (or … [Continue reading] about Next-Level Google Maps Spam-Squashing Moves
It’s hard enough to pilot your business into Google’s local search results and pick up the right customers. That’s even harder if your instruments point you in the wrong direction, or you look at them wrong, or you look at the wrong … [Continue reading] about Goofiest Local SEO Metrics and Better Numbers for You to Watch
You’re probably frustrated by the puny patch of land in which you rank for anything. How can you grab at least a little more of your service area? It takes work, but you can rank in (and get more business from) places beyond the one city or few … [Continue reading] about 10 Bootstrap Ways to Grab More of Your Service Area in Local Search
Any restricted terms that find their way into your website’s source code can cause Google to disapprove your Google Ads (AdWords) ad - even if you didn’t personally add that content to your site. That’s the short answer. “Banned” terms that show … [Continue reading] about When Can Google Maps / GMB Content Cause Google Ads Disapprovals?